Recipe by RCHEISS
"Garbanzo beans in a tomato-based sauce with sweet Italian sausage and pasta. Hearty winter comfort food, it can be varied using other types of sausages. I came up with this one day when I was tired of the same old stuff, and I had picked up dried garbanzo beans at Cleveland's West Side Market."
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dry garbanzo beans
sweet Italian pork sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
bell pepper, cut into bite-sized pieces
onion, thinly sliced
1 (14.5 ounce) can
diced tomatoes with garlic and herbs
chicken stock, or more if needed
crushed red pepper flakes
salt and ground black pepper to taste
I followed the recipe almost to the letter. My only changes were I chopped the onion, and I used canned diced tomatoes with chilies. I needed to add another can of chicken broth when adding the chickpeas. Very full flavored and balanced. Definately a Keeper!
The fiance loved how healthy of a dish this was, he said it made him feel good all over. I think it had way to many garbanzo beans.
Great! I substituted quite a bit here... I used two hot sausage links for the meat, kale instead of the pasta (to cut back on the carbs) and extra garbanzo beans. Topped with a little sour cream. Yum! Would definitely make again!
Bf really liked this. I thought it was okay--it's very flavored by the sausage, so choose something you like! I'm thinking the difference in our opinions has more to do with bf liking the sausage I used more than I like it. I changed this a bit bc bc didn't want me to do the roux, so I didn't, and I wanted to put it in the crockpot. So, I put everything except the chickpeas and pasta in, let it cook for several hours, then added the chickpeas about 45 mins before, and the pasta about 10 mins before serving. Worked perfectly, although I accidently dumped in more pasta than it called for. Thanks for the recipe!
I absolutely LOVE this dish it has become a bi-weeekly meal for us. I did make a few changes though i don't add the bell pepper or the pasta, I use 2 cans of diced tomatoes w/garlic and herbs, and i use a 1lb dinner sausage-beef summer sausage and 1lb of italian sausage. I also cook my garbanzo beans in the crockpot overnight on high to get them as soft as possible. Also i never add any salt or ground black pepper because it's got enough spice with the crushed red and the chicken stock has plenty of salt. Hands down one of my favorite meals
I made it pretty spice, but we loved it. I made cornbread muffins to accompany the stew and it made a great dinner.
Very flavorful and easy to make
Really good, but definitely highly dependent on the flavor of the sausage. I used "ardelenesc" sausage that you can find here in Romania and it was awesome. I don't think it would be as good with italian sausage, but maybe that's just a personal thing. It probably would be really good with kielbasa.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Garbanzo Bean and Sausage Stew
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 342
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